Engineering Notebook

A Trip To IKEA

Friday-Saturday March 1-2, 2019 Present Members: Practically No One Shortly after the last recorded meeting, we had to finish mounting the shooter and then Bag and Tag the robot.  Since then, we’ve been practicing with the practice bot and working on the climber, which we can attach at competition.  The solenoid on the shooter is … Continue reading A Trip To IKEA

Counting Teeth

Saturday, February 9, 2019 Present Teams: Assembly, Outreach, Fabrication We met again on Thursday and Friday after our productive Chinese New Year meeting.  We continued to work on the legs for the climber. Sadly, we could not finish the shooter, since UPS was being rather guarded about where our package was.  It finally arrived Thursday … Continue reading Counting Teeth

Don’t Tell Ming

Monday-Wednesday February 4-6, 2018 We spent the day building the shooter, mostly by taping and zip tying it together.  We then direct drove the motor and it slammed into the tower, breaking the DART, shooter and tower all at once.   All the metal crumbled into dust. We will not get replacements. Shion took some photos … Continue reading Don’t Tell Ming